- Tina Stopp,
- Michael Feichtinger,
- Wolfgang Eppel,
- Thomas M Stulnig,
- Peter Husslein,
- Christian Göbl
Gynecol Endocrinol 2018 Mar 21:1-4. Epub 2018 Mar 21.
a Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Division of Obstetrics and Feto-maternal Medicine , Medical University of Vienna , Vienna , Austria.
McArdle disease or glycogen storage disease (GSD) type V is a rare autosomal recessive inherited disorder in skeletal muscle metabolism leading to exercise intolerance, muscle cramps and in some cases to rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure due to elevated serum myoglobin levels. Albeit the uterine smooth muscle is not affected, pregnancy and delivery can be physically strenuous and may require specific anesthesiologic care. However, data on pregnancy progress and outcome and on special implications linked to anesthesia in women with McArdle's disease is scarce, thus posing a challenge to pre- and peripartal management. Read More